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By Vanessa Watson

Change and Continuity in Spatial Planning addresses a question of tolerating curiosity to planners: can making plans particularly lead to major and optimistic switch? In South Africa the method of political transition looked as if it would create the preconditions for planners to illustrate how their conventional humanitarian and environmental matters might locate concrete expression within the reshaping of the outfitted environment.
Integral to this tale is how making plans practices were formed via the earlier, in a quickly altering context characterized by way of a globalising financial system, new structures of governance, a altering political ideology, and a tradition of intensifying poverty and variety. extra greatly, the publication addresses the problem of the way planners use energy, in occasions which themselves signify networks of strength kin, the place either planners and people they have interaction with function via frames of reference essentially formed by means of position and history.

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